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FAEI Curriculum

Bachelor’s Degree Requirements


General Education: 36 hours

Student Success Seminar (JSO 100; waived for transfers with 30+ hrs.): 1 hour

Wellness: 3 hours

Writing Intensive Course (Hrs. incorporated into Major/Supporting/Gen Ed/Free Electives category)

Upper division courses (42 hrs. distributed throughout Major/Supporting/Gen Ed/Free Electives categories)

ACCT - Fire, Arson and Explosion Investigations majors will fulfill ACCT with FSE 495.

(Credit hours are incorporated into major requirements below.)

Total Hours University Graduation Requirements....40 hours



The Department of Safety, Security, and Emergency Management requires that each graduate of Fire, Arson, and Explosion Investigation (B.S.) must complete a minimum of 32 credit hours in the College of Justice and Safety at Eastern Kentucky University and must complete a minimum of 18 upper division credits from the Safety, Security and Emergency Management Department.

Core Courses: 68 hours

FSE 101, 120, 200, 201 or 201S, 221, 223, 225, 250, 260, 280, 300W, 305, 320, 330, 349(3), 350, 355, 370, 380, 450, 495, 499(2); OSH 261.

Supporting Course Requirements: 17 hours

CHE 101/101L(4) (ᴳElement 4), 102/102L(4), or CHE(ᴳElement 4) 111/111L,112/112L; FOR 301; MAT 114 (ᴳElement 2); PLS 375.

ᴳ = Course also satisfies a General Education element.  Hours are included within the 36 hr. General Education requirement above. A maximum of 3 cr. hr. will count toward Element 4.

Free Electives   1 hour



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